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Forum: General Tool Discussion 05-17-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,222
Posted By hilld
Re: New box time!

Look at the Lista toolboxes. You won't regret it.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-28-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 966
Posted By hilld
Re: Milweukee Tool batteries

I had to buy some Milwaukie V28 batteries last year and I waited for a 30% off sale from Zoro to pick them up. It sure made a big difference in cost as those batteries can cost a fortune.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 03-22-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By hilld
Re: Install a lift in narrow garage?

I am using a scissor lift in a garage that is just over 11' wide. It works, but I only work on Euro stuff in my garage. Anything wider might be challenging to have enough room for stuff such as...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-02-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,193
Posted By hilld
Re: Scissor lift ... downside??

I paid slightly less than that, but that appears to be the going price. More than I wanted to spend but really the only non Chinese choice I had that would work with my size restrictions in my garage.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-01-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,311
Posted By hilld
Re: Tech GARAGE by Advance Auto Parts

It might not be part of your package. The channel is called velocity.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-01-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,311
Posted By hilld
Re: Tech GARAGE by Advance Auto Parts

For those of you who have directv, it is channel 281
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-01-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,117
Posted By hilld
Re: cleaning aluminum wheels

I agree Sonax is the bomb.

http://80sguy.smugmug.com/Other/iphone-uploads/i-7NW7SmR/0/L/CA_12221417033491-L.jpg

The stuff spays on green and will turn red after a few minutes.
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Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-01-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,193
Posted By hilld
Re: Scissor lift ... downside??

So the rotary you linked in the last link only shows a single hydraulic cylinder per side, the Werther has dual independent hydraulic circuits. There are no mechanical locks as the dual circuits...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 01-31-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,193
Posted By hilld
Re: Scissor lift ... downside??

I have a Werther Statos SRM scissor lift. It has a capacity of around 7k lbs and does a full 6'+ lift. I have lifted Audi's, VW's and some Japanese cars all without any issues, even lifted my JD X300...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-25-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 15,362
Posted By hilld
Re: The Christmas Tool Thread - what did you get this year?

A festool sys 1 cart, makes moving the ever growing stack of sustainers easier to move around. A Route 66 sign and an inverter for the car. The rest is not garage related.


Sent from my iPhone...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-24-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,898
Posted By hilld
Re: 2 post lift

I had a Mohawk System 1A lift for about 3 years and loved owning it.

http://80sguy.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-7kphtbG/0/XL/CA_03251216201603-XL.jpg

I did mount it 6" further...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-24-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,529
Posted By hilld
Re: Wall-storing A 24' Extension Ladder

Looks good, but I can't give up that much wall space, but you have given me an idea. I do have a bit of ceiling space left, but my ladder is 32', so make that about 17' not extended. Damn thing is...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 11-01-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,026
Posted By hilld
Re: Is this a Rotary lift?

You do know they have their china made revolution line, it could be available in black. Best way to find out is to look at the data plate and get the model and serial numbers and look them up or even...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 10-29-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,025
Posted By hilld
Re: TV in Garage

I have a 32 LCD in the garage. I did not purchase it for the garage, but rather it was made available as a result of an upgrade of a TV in the house. It is about 6 or 7 years old now and it has...
Forum: Garage Gallery 10-28-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 340,853
Posted By hilld
Re: Rick's Audi Double

What is the color of your SQ5. I just picked one up this past weekend and the only blue they offer here in the US is the Sepang Blue, which I ended up getting. Your's looks a lot darker, unless that...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 10-14-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,350
Posted By hilld
Re: 240 volt hookup question

That is not good enough, you will need a disconnect as previously indicated. I am not sure if a lockable breaker might meet that requirement, that you can lock out tag out.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 10-14-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,115
Posted By hilld
Re: Increasing Ceiling Height

You could go with a commercial style rollup door rather than the traditional residential style sectional overhead door. They do make insulated versions of the rollup doors to solve your problem.
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Forum: General Garage Discussion 10-13-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,880
Posted By hilld
Re: Delivery of a 60 Gallon Compressor - HD, Lowe's, etc?

I just picked up a 80G Quincy compressor from a local retailer (not big box). I rented a small U-haul landscape trailer as it has a ramp. I also rented a pallet jack, total rental expense was about...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 10-03-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By hilld
Re: One step closer to getting my garage addition

Good luck on the closing and build. I expect to see a build thread in the gallery.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 10-03-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,679
Posted By hilld
Re: Liftmaster 8500 Power Outlet / Extension Cord?

I just redid my garage and had the 8500 plugged into an extension cord for a couple of months. I just finished installing the conduit and an outlet next to the opener. It worked just find with the...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 10-03-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,147
Posted By hilld
Re: Selling a house with a 2-post lift

Where is the like button? :bounce:
Forum: General Garage Discussion 10-03-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,147
Posted By hilld
Re: Selling a house with a 2-post lift

I just sold my old house a few months ago and I had a Mohawk System 1A. I specifically excluded it from the sale in the listing agreement, however, the new buyer was interested and we made a side...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 09-30-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,635
Posted By hilld
Re: Preferred Fluorescent color?

5k is my preference as well. Since I also worked as a photographer, I became very used to the 5k color temp, anything else just seems off, either too yellow or too blue. But really, it is a personal...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 09-29-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,695
Posted By hilld
Re: I am a new tool & die apprentice. What do I need?

I guess since he is in Canada, you might want the stuff above BUT in METRIC versions.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 09-29-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 18,012
Posted By hilld
Re: What kind of welders does everyone have?

Miller XMT 304 and a MIG 4 roller feeder
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